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Your Grace is Sufficient

Last week I kept being faced with a big thought: to doubt that God’s grace is sufficient means I am doubting God. Oh yes, I can get away with saying, “I can’t do it”, but for me to say, “God you can’t get me past this craving, I am doomed to eat this cookie” is, well, a heresy. 311 more words

Catholicism In Practice


This week I had occasion to pray something I learned over thirty years ago from my pastor at the time, Mickey Rorex.

Ever since then I have found it to be one of the most meaningful and transformational prayers I can pray when I find myself at odds with someone. 76 more words


Prayers: Night Confession

Near and listening God, forgive our faithless mind.

Even tonight we confess that we fear much because we trust little.

We forget you do not give as the world gives. 127 more words


Prayer: The Long and Short of It

In the Christian faith, we come upon a variety of dichotomies with which we wrestle. I have been musing about one particular dichotomy recently. It is the distinction between pressing into God in faith and waiting patiently upon God in faith. 604 more words

Who Will Ascend